Today's racecards

Newcastle

  • 16:25 42nd Street Handicap1m

  • Winner: £
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 44.97s
  • Off time: 16:25:17
16:25 Newcastle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Lujano 8/1
2nd Amethyst Dawn (IRE) 7/2
3rd Ella Woodcock (IRE) 16/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (9) 953050 Emerald Green, Black stars Border Owl (IRE) 13
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-7 v1 P Salmon D Tudhope 67 16/117.00
2 (10) 637547 Black, Pink epaulets, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Shadowtime 9
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-6 Miss Tracy Waggott A Heffernan (5) 66 9/25.50
3 (11) 7-30006 Dark Blue, Royal Blue chevrons, Dark Blue cap, Royal Blue star Ella Woodcock (IRE) 4
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-5 b E J Alston D Fentiman 65 16/117.00
4 (6) 030968 Emerald Green, Purple star, Red sleeves and cap Navajo Joe (IRE) 7
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-4 R Johnson P McDonald 64 25/126.00
5 (4) 296423 Yellow, Dark Blue hoop, armlets and star on cap Aussie Blue (IRE) 13
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-4 R M Whitaker J P Spencer 64 4/15.00
6 (12) 042100 Black, White diamond Petsas Pleasure 16
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-4 Ollie Pears J Fanning 68 9/110.00
7 (3) 9-27930 Yellow, Royal Blue triple diamond, Royal Blue sleeves, Yellow spots Society Music (IRE) 23
Nag meDistance Winner
7 9-3 p M Dods P Makin 63 14/115.00
8 (7) 000301 Orange, Purple sash, White sleeves, White cap, Purple spots Lujano 18
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-2 Ollie Pears B McHugh (5) 62 8/19.00
9 (8) 228904 Pink and Dark Blue diabolo, Pink sleeves, Dark Blue armlets, Pink cap Fathey (IRE) 16
Nag me
3 8-13 R A Fahey T Hamilton 63 10/111.00
10 (5) 5-68160 Maroon, Yellow cross belts, Yellow sleeves, Maroon stars, Maroon cap, Yellow stars Media Stars 156
Nag me
4 8-8 R Johnson F Norton 54 33/134.00
11 (2) 523572 Black, Mauve triple diamond and sleeves, Mauve cap, Black diamond Amethyst Dawn (IRE) 8
Nag me
3 8-6 T D Easterby D Allan 56 7/24.50
12 (1) 06-1744 Orange, White star, Orange sleeves, White stars, Black cap, White star Cause For Applause (IRE) 188
Nag meDistance Winner
3 8-3 R Craggs Adrian Nicholls (ex1) 52 66/167.00

Verdict

Most of these have won over this trip at some time or another, the most recent winner being Lujano, but that was on the polytrack, and we prefer the claims of AUSSIE BLUE while completing the shortlist is Amethyst Dawn. Richard Whitaker's gelding has been placed in his last couple of outings, so at least has some decent, recent form. Third last time out, Border Owl was well down the field in that race, but he may be carrying too much now although a first time visor may help. Jamie Spencer's an eye-catching booking for Aussie Blue who should have had more than two career successes to date. Lujano won off a career high mark last time out, but he does better on the polytrack than the turf. Amethyst Dawn likes to front-run, and was second when racing out of the handicap last week at Beverley. It's more than a year since her only success, and that was on soft ground. It's as wide open a contest as any, with marginal preference being for Aussie Blue.